Merchant of Venice

Merchant of Venice


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"CliffsComplete The Merchant of Venice" offers insight and information into a work that's rich both dramatically and thematically. Every generation since Shakespeare's time has been able to identify with some thematic aspect of the play.

Discover what happens to a young merchant who cannot repay a debt to a vindictive money lender; meet the menacing Shylock, one of the most vivid and memorable characters in Shakespeare's works -- and save valuable studying time -- all at once. Enhance your reading of "The Merchant of Venice" with these additional features: A summary and insightful commentary for each actBibliography and historical background on the author, William ShakespeareA look at Early Modern English intellect, religion, politics, and societyCoverage of Shakespeare's source and the play's performance historyA character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the charactersReview questions, a quiz, discussion guide, and activity ideasA Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Web sites

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Title: Merchant of Venice

Author Name: Shakespeare, William, Lamb, Sidney

Categories: VCE Readers, HSC 2017,

Edition: 2 Rev ed

Publisher: United States, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company: 25/Apr/2000

ISBN Number: 0764585754

ISBN Number 13: 9780764585753

Binding: Paperback

Weight: 1.00

Seller ID: 12697

Description: portraits 216 In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature.CliffsComplete The Merchant of Venice offers insight and information into a work that's rich both dramatically and thematically. Every generation since Shakespeare's time has been able to identify with some thematic aspect of the play.Discover what happens to a young merchant who cannot repay a debt to a vindictive money lender; meet the menacing Shylock, one of the most vivid and memorable characters in Shakespeare's works and save valuable studying time all at once. Enhance your reading of The Merchant of Venice with these additional features:

  • A summary and insightful commentary for each act
  • Bibliography and historical background on the author, William Shakespeare
  • A look at Early Modern English intellect, religion, politics, and society
  • Coverage of Shakespeare's source and the play's performance history
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • Review questions, a quiz, discussion guide, and activity ideas
  • A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Web sites
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Keywords: English literature: literary & linguisti,